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AECOM Senior Chief Engineer in New York, New York

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking Senior Chief Engineer based in New York, New York office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manages portfolio of multiple projects.

  • Directs staff to operate and minimize exposure to claims.

  • Supervises and directs Project Managers within a program of projects.

  • Working in coordination with the Design Team, the Lead Engineer will assist and often lead the development and review of conceptual designs related to high-rise building systems.

  • Lead the development and/or review of schematic designs and specifications with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical systems including HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, security, and electrical services for high-rise buildings

  • Coordination with design team to direct the review of schematic engineering drawings developed by others

  • Attend client meetings and/or site field visits

  • Creating, updating, and implementing design standards

  • Prepare technical reports and presentations that explain research, findings, and recommendations

  • Interact with vendors, regulatory agencies, and contractors

  • Review vendor drawings/data to ensure conformance with project specifications in a design-build environment

  • Review alternate technical concepts to confirm adherence with design standards, cost efficiencies, operations, and maintenance


BA/BS plus 12 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Additional Information

Preferred Skills:

  • 15 years of demonstrated senior level experience

  • Demonstrated experience with specifying mechanical equipment (HVAC, plumbing, fire protection) and electrical systems

  • Demonstrated experience with engineering software packages including collaborative models

  • Experience executing work in 3D model environments

  • Experience with high-rise commercial, institutional and/or mixed-use projects, preferably in NY

  • We are not offering relocation assistance

  • No sponsorship for this requisition

Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $190,000 - $245,000

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10083054

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site